Jemeppe-sur-Sambre

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Jemeppe-sur-Sambre
Municipality of Belgium
Balâtre Castle
Balâtre Castle
Coat of arms of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre
Coat of arms
Jemeppe-sur-Sambre is located in Belgium
Jemeppe-sur-Sambre
Jemeppe-sur-Sambre
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°28′N 04°40′E / 50.467°N 4.667°E / 50.467; 4.667Coordinates: 50°28′N 04°40′E / 50.467°N 4.667°E / 50.467; 4.667
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor Stéphanie Thoron
 • Governing party/ies MR - cdH - Ecolo - SEL
Area
 • Total 46.80 km2 (18.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 18,644
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 5190
Area codes 071
Website www.jemeppe-sur-sambre.be

Jemeppe-sur-Sambre (French: [ʒə.mɛp.syʁ.sɑ̃bʁ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 17,990 inhabitants. The total area is 46.80 km², giving a population density of 384 inhabitants per km².

Apart from the village of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre itself, the municipality contains the localities of Ham-sur-Sambre, Moustier-sur-Sambre, Spy, Mornimont, Balâtre, Onoz et Saint-Martin.

The Grotte de Spy is located in the municipality near the village of Spy. The medieval Balâtre Castle is in the village of Balâtre, and Mielmont Castle in Onoz.

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